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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Guidance for applicants for state wellhead protection program assistance funds under the Safe Drinking Water Act /|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Ground-Water Protection. ;Booz-Allen and Hamilton, Inc., Bedford, MA.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Ground-Water Protection ; Available from the National Technical Information Service,|
|Report Number||EPA 440/6-87/011; EPA/440/6-86/011|
|Subjects||Wellheads--Protection--United States. ; Groundwater--Quality. ; Drinking water--United States. ; Water, Underground--Quality|
|Additional Subjects||Well Head Protection Program ; Well heads ; Guides(Instructions) ; Regulations ; Legislation ; Water wells ; Potable water ; Giants ; Handbooks ; Water quality ; Ground water ; Safe drinking water act of 1974 ; Water quality maintenance|
|Collation||64 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm|
The 1986 Amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) establish a new Wellhead Protection (WHP) Program to protect ground waters that supply wells and wellfields contributing drinking water to public water supply systems. The Guidance outlines procedural and technical information that eligible applicants need to apply for Federal grant funds to develop and implement these WHP Programs. The Program offers an innovative approach to ground-water protection. Unlike most other environmental programs, the WHP Program focuses on the entire resource requiring protection, rather than on a limited set of sources or contaminants. The WHP Program, furthermore, focuses on a very important subset of ground-water resources; that is, specific areas that supply wells or wellfields withdrawing drinking water for public systems.
"EPA 440/6-86-011." "PB88-111422." "June 1987."